by The Morning Pulse
June 12, 2014
401(a)/(k)/403(b)/457(b) RETIREMENT PLANS
DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION PLANS
US Public Pension Shortfalls Exceed $1 Trillion
Diet COLAs in Public Pension Plans
Allow counties to switch from pensions to 401(k) plans
San Jose appeals Measure B ruling
Pension board to discuss bankruptcy ruling
MACRO ECONOMICS AND ASSET MANAGEMENT
World Bank scales back forecast for global growth
China tries low-key approach to boosting economy
Recession made developed markets permanently poorer
Companies push more into Treasurys, shed other bonds
Fed wants global nod before new “too big to fail” rule
NON TRADITIONAL INVESTMENTS
Hedge Fund AUM Crossed $2.1 trillion In May
IRS Backs Investors Seeking Change to Hedge Fund Fees
Hedge funds fret over US student loan reform
Many affluent investors in dark about alt investments
Transparency is Still Lacking in Alternative Investments
Demand for alternative assets forces money managers to change
China’s Real Estate Downturn Spells Trouble for Global Economy
Real estate group pushes for more alts in DC plans
SEC official raps private equity funds over disclosure
Jeffrey H. Snyder
President & CEO
The Morning Pulse, Inc.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jeffrey has held a wide range of senior positions within the United States defined contribution retirement industry. His experience is as broad as it is deep and he has worked with many of the industry’s top firms to provide guidance and solutions to employers throughout all sectors of the economy.
Considered an “industry insider” and an independent voice, Jeffrey is often sought out for his opinion on a wide range of industry topics speaking at industry conferences and web events. Most recently, Jeffrey was a panelist for Pension and Investments’ 2013 Public Funds DC Summit and the moderator for Bloomberg’s “Ahead of the Curve: The Latest Trends of Defined Contribution Retirement Plans”. He has also been quoted in industry periodicals and has written countless articles. He recently authored “A Bid for Change: Using the Competitive Process to Transform Your DC Retirement Program”, Optimizing Public Pension Systems: A Call for a Plan of Action for Public Defined Contribution Plan Sponsors and Eight Hot Topics for Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Sponsors which were picked up by the National media.
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